• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:43 GMT, Wednesday, 21 September 2011 10:43 UK

'Greece must be allowed to default'

The European Commission has announced that talks to avert a financial meltdown in Greece have made "good progress". Representatives of the commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF, will go back to Greece next week for more discussions. Our economics correspondent Paul Mason is in Athens, and Mario Blejer, former governor of Argentina's Central Bank, examine what lessons can be learned from the Argentinean default in 2001.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific